Red Creek Jasper Beads
Red Creek Jasper might be THE Autumn gemstone. Seriously, this stone has it all - gorgeous olive greens, soft grays, mustard yellows, charcoal blacks, and rusty reds. Add this stone to your collection, and remind yourself of autumnal walks in the woods all year long. Red Creek Jasper is also known as Cherry Creek Jasper. It is mined in China. Red Creek Jasper has only been available on the market for the last decade, but it is proving enduringly popular.
Jasper is a combination of chalcedony and quartz, and has been used in jewelry and decorative arts for thousands of years. It was often the stone of choice among Ancient Minoan, Egyptian, and Sasanian (Persian) Empires. The name Jasper comes from old French, jaspre, meaning “speckled stone”.
Red Creek Jasper is said to create balance, facilitate nurturing behaviors, and benefit healing.
Measurements: Hole size: 2.5mm-3mm